Want to take your pet to Virginia Beach for a holiday?

Known for its sand, sun, and holiday adventures, Virginia Beach is a paradise for visitors with dogs.

But to maximize your vacation, you need a place that also caters to your four-legged friends.

So which hotels are pet-friendly? 

Are there any near the sandy beaches so your dog can run wild?

Below, we’ve found the best pet-friendly Virginia Beach hotels that your dogs will love!

1. Hyatt Place Virginia Beach Town Center 

Relax and chill out at friendly “dog lovin'” Hyatt Place Virginia Place Beach Town Center.

Nearby, are all the must-see spots for your furry friend and family members.

Such as Virginia Beach Boardwalk, Adventure Park at Virginia Aquarium, or Pembroke Mall.

Unwind in one of 127 rooms, such as their King Bed (Plus Sofa Bed) featuring a king bed and cozy sofa sleeper – perfect for couples.

Or try their suite room options like the Accessible Suite, which has 1 king bed, bathtub, and sofa sleeper – with gorgeous views as a bonus.

This room suits 2 adults and up to 4 kids.

Though when you’re not sleeping or playing with your dog, try out their in-house breakfast & bar, open from 6 am-10 pm.

Or their on-site “market” for a selection of packaged grab-and-go treats for you, the fam, and your furry buddy!

All rooms will allow up to two pets per room for a fee of $75, with an additional $100 cleaning fee if they exceed the combined weight of 75 pounds.

  • Guest Rating: 9.1
  • Star Rating: 3 stars
  • Address: 335 Independence Blvd, Virginia Beach, 23462, United States 

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2. Residence Inn Virginia Beach Town Center

For short stays and passing layovers with man’s best friend, check out Residence Inn Virginia Beach Town Center.

Minutes away from Virginia Beach Boardwalk and upscale Town Center, this place welcomes Virginia and pets.

To top that off, guests can swim at their in-house pool, play golf over at Top Golf nearby, or venture 20 mins away to Ocean Breeze Waterpark

But the best part? Only 9 minutes away, guests will be able to dive into a battle of Lazer Quest – perfect for the kids!

Families will do best in their 2 Bedroom Suite offering 1 King size bed, 1 Queen bed, and 1 sofa bed.

Couples will be more than comfortable in the Studio featuring 1 king and sofa bed or their Large Studio option offering the same amenities.

For dinner, let Residence Inn feed you with their local restaurant or dinner delivery service.

Alternatively, BBQ with your family and pet out on their picnic area!

  • Guest Rating: 9.0
  • Star Rating: 3 stars
  • Address: 221 Bendix Road, Virginia Beach, 23452, United States 

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3. Residence Inn By Marriott Virginia Beach Oceanfront

Come down to Residence Inn by Marriott Virginia Beach Oceanfront for some sandy beaches and Atlantic Ocean views.

Each room even has a hot tub, so you and your furry “pupper” can always keep spick and span!

This place is also minutes away from Virginia Beach Convention Center and Virginia Aquarium Science Center.

Good to note for the “scientist” travelers out there!

Guests will be able to stay in two-room layouts, both with amazing views.

The 1 Bedroom Residential Suite features 1 King bed, 1 sofa bed, and a balcony overlooking the Atlantic Ocean.

Or check out their 1 Bedroom Residential Suite which has 2 queen beds and 2 sofa beds.

This place caters to couples best.

Free breakfast aside, 3 nights a week couples will be able to join Residence Inn’s numerous socializing events.

This includes light bites by the fire, lively conversations alongside cold beverages, and food truck fares.

  • Guest Rating: 8.7
  • Star Rating: 3 stars
  • Address: 3217 Atlantic Avenue, Virginia Beach, VA 23451, United States

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4. Homewood Suites by Hilton Virginia Beach

“Once you land, you’re near the sand” – the famous motto that suits them best.

Welcome to Homewood Suites by Hilton Virginia Beach/Norfolk Airport.

Located on the I-264, and a mere 20 mins from airport to beach, your dogs will love this place.

Homewood Suites offers views, sand, and pet-friendly rooms – so your fluffy companion can have a view too.

Guests will be able to enjoy nearby attractions like The Virginia Beach Amphitheatre and Cape Henry Lighthouse.

But for the more “home domesticated” folk, fear not.

This hotel offers BBQ grills, an indoor pool, a gym, and a complimentary breakfast.

Couples will take to this place best and can enjoy their 1 King Bed 1 Bedroom Suite.

This dog-friendly room also comes along with a sofa sleeper, a kitchen, and a sofa bed.

Or for a more intimate stay, opt for their 1 King Bed Studio Suite option.

  • Guest Rating: 8.7
  • Star Rating: 3 stars
  • Address: 5733 Cleveland Street, Virginia Beach, VA 23462, United States 

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5. Candlewood Suites Virginia Beach Town Center

Located right near Town Center, Candlewood Suites Virginia Beach Town Center is the perfect spot for couples and “snackers” alike!

Your dogs will also be able to join in on the fun with a non-refundable fee of $75 per pet (under 80lbs) for up to 6 nights.

Bump up that number for $150 should you be staying 7 or more nights.

This place even has cool amenities like a 24/7 “Candlewood Cupboard” where guests (and dogs) will be able to steal snacks, drinks, and cold treats!

Or borrow toys, board games, or even a blender from the hotel staff – they got you covered…on everything.

Remember to check out the nearby malls and eateries like the Verizon Beach Amphitheatre, or splash at the Waterside water park in Downtown Norfolk.

For couples, stay in their King Suite which offers a spacious bed, furnished kitchen, and a recliner.

  • Guest Rating: 8.6
  • Star Rating: 2 stars
  • Address: 4437 Bonney Road, Virginia Beach, VA 23462, United States

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6. The Westin Virginia Beach Town Center

Fun and sun with man’s best friend at the beach is exactly what The Westin Virginia Beach Town Center is all about!

For couples – and workout fanatics – stay at their WestinWorkout room which features a king-sized bed, and even an exercise bike!

Families of 4 can stay in their Guest Room with 2 queen beds.

But remember to eat something! Because their on-site restaurant “Interlude Restaraunt” will be serving up American classics.

If they’re closed, stop by their “Marketplace” store for on-the-go snacks, treats, – and our favorite – Starbucks coffee!

Just minutes away, you’ll find hot spots like Sandler Center for the Performing Arts and even Pembroke Mall.

Although, your dog will probably prefer the iconic Neptune’s beachfront Park where you can throw frisbees.

  • Guest Rating: 8.5
  • Star Rating: 4 stars
  • Address: 4535 Commerce Street, Virginia Beach, VA 23462, United States 

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7. Hyatt House Virginia Beach / Oceanfront

Sands, indoor pools, free breakfasts, and pets.

That’s what Hyatt House Virginia Beach is all about!

Ocean views and beachfront location aside, this place has it all.

Take a stroll to the famous Cape Henry Lighthouse or explore First Landing State – good for games of “Fetch” too.

But before you do that, try out Hyatt House’s on-site eateries, like mixology bar “H Bar” – where orders can be placed, from an app!

If you’re in a rush, go to “H Market” for on-the-go snacks and groceries.

For some fresh air, dine at “Ocean 27” restaurant offering music, food, views, and outdoor games.

Certain floors will be designated as “pet-friendly”, with the general layout of the rooms being suited more towards families.

Ocean views with every room, couples will best enjoy their Oceanfront Specialty King room.

This features a kitchen, a king bed, and a sofa bed.

Families on the other hand will enjoy their gargantuan Oceanfront Studio Suite.

This spacious offering includes two queen beds, a full kitchen, a roll-in shower, a sitting area, a sleeper sofa, and of course a private view.

  • Guest Rating: 8.4
  • Star Rating: 3 stars
  • Address: 2705 Atlantic Ave, Virginia Beach, VA 23451, United States

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8. The Founders Inn & Spa Tapestry Collection By Hilton

Welcome to the most cottage-esque colonial-era inn you’ll ever see.

The Founders Inn & Spa Tapestry Collection by Hilton is set upon 26 acres of beautiful land adjacent to Regent University.

Spa lovers and pet owners will adore this place.

Indoor and outdoor pools, gyms, fully functional spa, grandiose courtyard and garden, 1 giant lake, and even a pet park!

So we know your dogs will love this place.

For lunch, check out the Inn’s Swan Terrace Grill restaurant on-site.

Or venture over to The Commonwealth restaurant for a more casual experience.

Here, guests will be able to rouse and unwind over wine, beer, and elaborate bar snacks.

The best room for couples is the King Suite which has a cozy fireplace.

For families, there are plenty of queen rooms with double beds and TV.

  • Guest Rating: 8.3
  • Star Rating: 4 stars
  • Address: 5641 Indian River Road , Virginia Beach, VA 23464, United States 

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9. La Quinta by Wyndham Virginia Beach

La Quinta is a block away from Virginia Beach Boardwalk, Neptune Statue, and their Beach Convention Center.

Explore the miles of nearby beaches or zip-line through the trees at The Adventure Park Aquarium at Virginia Aquarium.

Go see Cape Henry Lighthouse nearby or simply bust out a picnic spread atop the beach sands themselves.

Or if seas got you beat, simply swim within La Quinta’s seasonal outdoor pool right on the property.

But of course, the dogs are the main stars of the show, and La Quinta allows up to 2 pets per room with no size or breed restriction!

Couples will relish their King Suite which has a TV with all the streaming channels you could ever need.

Or go bigger with their family size 2 Queen Beds bedroom which can sleep up to 4 people.

And of course, all rooms will offer the best complimentary breakfast around the town – pro tip: try out their omelet station!

  • Guest Rating: 8.2
  • Star Rating: 3 stars
  • Address: 2800 Pacific Ave, Virginia Beach, VA 23451, United States

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10. DoubleTree by Hilton Virginia Beach

Come to DoubleTree by Hilton Virginia Beach Oceanfront South, a family favorite near the waterfront boardwalk.

It’s also a short drive to top attractions like Ocean Breeze Waterpark and Virginia Aquarium & Marine Science Center.

Get your free cookie upon arrival, but remember to come here on an empty stomach.

Check out DoubleTree’s famous “Mahi’s Seafood & Sushi” restaurant located right at the property.

They even have a pool – should you feel the need to act out like your previous “Mahi” meal! 

There are plenty of rooms suitable for couples and families. 

For dog owners, you can bring a maximum of 2 dogs at $25/day each, with a maximum weight of 75lbs.

  • Guest Rating: 8.2
  • Star Rating: 3 stars
  • Address: 1900 Pavilion Drive, Virginia Beach, VA 23451, United States 

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FAQs

What’s the best pet-friendly hotel near Virginia Beach boardwalk?

DoubleTree by Hilton Virginia Beach sits literally within the midst of Virginia Beach Boardwalk – right in the middle of all the action!

It’s only a 1-minute walk from the hotel.

What’s the best pet-friendly Virginia Beach hotel with free breakfast?


If you’re looking to save money in the morning, La Quinta by Wyndham Virginia Beach offers the best free breakfast station.

They serve cereal, waffles, various fresh baked bread, eggs, and sausages.

What’s the best pet-friendly Virginia Beach hotel with swimming pool?


The Founders Inn & Spa Tapestry Collection By Hilton offers indoor and outdoor pools.

Alternatively, The Westin Virginia Beach Town Center offers a heated indoor pool open all year long!

What’s the best pet-friendly Virginia Beach hotel for families with kids?

Hyatt House Virginia Beach / Oceanfront offers the most attractions and amenities for families with kids

There are rooms that cater up to 6 people.

It’s also a beachside property with great views, and the location is close to the main attractions in the area.

What’s the most romantic pet-friendly Virginia Beach for couples?


The Founders Inn & Spa Tapestry Collection By Hilton will be the best for romantic stays.

Pick a room with a fireplace and spacious private bathtub.

The beautiful gardens on-site also adds to the intimate experience.

Summary

Virginia Beach Pet-Friendly HotelsStarsRatings
Hyatt Place Virginia Beach Town Center39.1
Residence Inn Virginia Beach Town Center39.0
Residence Inn By Marriott Virginia Beach Oceanfront38.7
Homewood Suites by Hilton Virginia Beach38.7
Candlewood Suites Virginia Beach Town Center28.6
The Westin Virginia Beach Town Center48.5
Hyatt House Virginia Beach / Oceanfront38.4
The Founders Inn & Spa Tapestry Collection By Hilton48.3
La Quinta by Wyndham Virginia Beach38.2
DoubleTree by Hilton Virginia Beach38.2

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